Austin Peay snaps 29-game skid in 69-13 win over Morehead St
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) JaVaughn Craig ran in four touchdowns, Jeremiah Oatsvall had two more and Austin Peay snapped a 29-game losing streak Saturday night with a 69-13 win over Morehead State.
Austin Peay (1-2) dominated on both sides of the ball, piling up 668 total yards while holding Morehead State to just 77 yards rushing and 347 overall to end the longest active NCAA Division I losing streak. The Governors converted on all but four of its possessions in the game.
Craig was 8 of 12 for 118 yards passing and had 37 yards on the ground, including touchdown runs from the 3, the 5 and two from the 1.
Oatsvall, who had 73 yards passing, got a 31-yard touchdown run in the second quarter followed by a 14-yard rushing TD less than three minutes later. Also scoring for Austin Peay was Kyran Moore, Ahmaad Tanner, Tre Nation and Prince Momodu.
Kentel Williams finished with a career-high 203 yards on eight carries.
Jarin Higginbotham had two touchdown catches for Morehead State (1-2), which had four turnovers that led to three Austin Peay touchdowns.
Prior to Saturday’s victory, the Governors hadn’t won a game since Oct. 11, 2014 when they beat Murray State 20-13.
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